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OVER 1,000 IRAQIS RUSHED TO HOSPITALS FOR RESPIRATORY AILMENTS AFTER SANDSTORM

More than 1,000 Iraqis were rushed to the hospital with respiratory ailments on Thursday, due to a sandstorm, the seventh to hit the country in the past month.

Residents of six of Iraq’s 18 provinces, including Baghdad and the vast western region of Anbar, awoke again to a thick cloud of dust blanketing the sky.

Meanwhile, authorities in Anbar and Kirkuk provinces, north of the capital have urged people to stay indoors.

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According to a report, Iraq is particularly vulnerable to climate change, having already witnessed record low rainfall and high temperatures in the past few years.

 

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